The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 67 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 56 81 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.26% 3.24% 3.29%
As % of the General category 5.10% 7.95% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 18
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£369 £350 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -41.37%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1098 1019 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.29% 40.78% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 448 383
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £21.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 14 £315 -29.21% 3
Newbury -6 7 £350 -13.58% 1
Slough +3 6 £400 +8.10%
Bracknell -7 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 80 (60.15%) Telecoms
2 40 (30.08%) CRM
3 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.29%) Finance
4 23 (17.29%) Project Management
5 19 (14.29%) Migration
5 19 (14.29%) Oracle
5 19 (14.29%) ITIL
6 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.53%) 3G
7 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
10 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (7.52%) Retail
10 10 (7.52%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (7.52%) SS7
10 10 (7.52%) Service Management
10 10 (7.52%) Siebel
10 10 (7.52%) HP
11 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
11 9 (6.77%) Release Management
11 9 (6.77%) Unified Communications
11 9 (6.77%) 4G
11 9 (6.77%) MVNO
12 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (6.02%) Oracle BRM
12 8 (6.02%) GSM
12 8 (6.02%) SAP
13 7 (5.26%) Change Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Project
1 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Oracle BRM
2 5 (3.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) 3G
2 10 (7.52%) SS7
2 10 (7.52%) SIGTRAN
3 9 (6.77%) Unified Communications
3 9 (6.77%) 4G
3 9 (6.77%) MVNO
3 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.02%) GSM
5 7 (5.26%) 2G
6 6 (4.51%) Broadband
7 5 (3.76%) VoIP
7 5 (3.76%) Wireless
8 3 (2.26%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.26%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (2.26%) Internet
9 2 (1.50%) OSPF
9 2 (1.50%) BGP
9 2 (1.50%) MGCP
9 2 (1.50%) RTP
9 2 (1.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
1 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.75%) TestPartner
General
1 80 (60.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.29%) Finance
3 10 (7.52%) Retail
4 6 (4.51%) Back Office
5 5 (3.76%) Banking
5 5 (3.76%) Legal
6 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
7 2 (1.50%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Analyst
2 23 (17.29%) Business Analyst
3 22 (16.54%) Architect
4 14 (10.53%) Designer
5 13 (9.77%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.02%) Consultant
7 10 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (3.01%) Process Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Tester
10 4 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.01%) Billing Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Business Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Business Process Architect
11 3 (2.26%) ITSM Consultant
11 3 (2.26%) Process Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) J2EE
2 2 (1.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.76%) PMI
1 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.01%) User Experience
3 3 (2.26%) Frameworx
3 3 (2.26%) CMDB
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.50%) GIS
4 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) BYOD
5 1 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) IVR
5 1 (0.75%) IPTV
5 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) UNIX
2 3 (2.26%) Solaris
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) CRM
2 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (17.29%) Project Management
4 19 (14.29%) ITIL
4 19 (14.29%) Migration
5 14 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (7.52%) Service Management
10 9 (6.77%) Release Management
11 7 (5.26%) eTOM
11 7 (5.26%) Change Management
12 6 (4.51%) Scrum
12 6 (4.51%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.76%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (3.76%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.76%) C
2 3 (2.26%) C++
2 3 (2.26%) Java
2 3 (2.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) CCNP
4 2 (1.50%) CISSP
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.50%) CCSA
4 2 (1.50%) CCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
1 5 (3.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.26%) Netcool
3 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Oracle
2 10 (7.52%) HP
2 10 (7.52%) Siebel
3 8 (6.02%) SAP
4 7 (5.26%) Remedy
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco
6 4 (3.01%) Amdocs
6 4 (3.01%) Pega
7 3 (2.26%) Infovista
7 3 (2.26%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) BMC
8 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.50%) Adobe
8 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.50%) F5
8 2 (1.50%) Verint
9 1 (0.75%) Cramer
9 1 (0.75%) NetIQ
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